Jarvis Jenkins tweeted the worst-case scenario after yesterday morning’s MRI:
Redskin fans thanks for the support I love you all…unfortunately it is a ACL tear….—
jarvis jenkins (@Jarvis99jenkins) August 26, 2011
There was outpouring of support from current Redskins teammates, as well as from former teammates Vonnie Holliday, Robert Henson, and others. He will likely lose the 2011 season, but knows what it takes to get back on the gridiron:
For most people, this means surgery and rest for an extended period of time. Not so for this Redskin, who tweeted this morning during practice time:
This is great news for Redskins fans looking forward to seeing No. 99 back out on the field. Jenkins was a very hard worker during the preseason, and remains a rising star on this defense, when he gets healthy.
Jenkins has kept his word from draft day, when he told the media, “[The Redskins] got a good value in their pick.” It may take a little longer to see it in regular season action, but given his development so far, he’ll be a big addition in 2012.
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